Many breweries in Germany produce more non-alcoholic beer than they did a few years ago. Since 2011, the production of non-alcoholic Pils, wheat and Kölsch has increased by 74 percent, according to the Federal Statistical Office.
In 2021, 411 million liters of non-alcoholic beverages were produced
Measured in liters, the following picture emerges: According to the Federal Statistical Office, a good 236 million liters of alcohol-free beer were brewed in 2011 – in 2021 it was a good 411 million liters. The value was 358 million euros.
Also more mixed beer drinks than a few years ago
Mixed beer drinks, such as Radler, have a slightly lower percentage of alcohol than regular beer, but are not entirely alcohol-free. Their production has also increased over the past ten years: according to Destatis, mixed varieties have increased by 23.6 percent. In the same period, the production of alcoholic beer fell by 13.8 percent.